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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:46 am 
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Apparently this is real. I'm just going to keep basking in its glory until it's debunked tomorrow.

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ALL HAIL OUR NEW WEASEL/WOODPECKER OVERLORDS

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I saw this this morning too. It's adorable. *joins you to bask*

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:51 am 
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I stopped breathing when I looked at that. I forgot how to breathe.

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it is cute, until you remember that weasels are ruthless killers that routinely take down animals larger than themselves and the woodpecker is panicking for its life.

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It's not cute, it's amazing. It's incredible that the photographer got the shot! And that's kind of how nature is- red in tooth and claw. But if it makes you feel better, the woodpecker apparently got away in the end.

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Knowing the woodpecker got away actually did make me feel better, but yeah, it's a pretty awesome shot of nature happening.

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THAT. IS. AMAZING.

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THAT. IS. AMAZING.


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lepelaar wrote:
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thank you, internet!

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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I thougght that picture couldn't get any better. I was wrong.

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I feel like I need to understand the scale of this better! Is that a thimble-sized weasel or a giant bird?

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I feel like I need to understand the scale of this better! Is that a thimble-sized weasel or a giant bird?

It's definitely a real-sized Putin.

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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He's really small! Why does anyone even pay him any mind? Just flick him!

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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paprikapapaya wrote:
I feel like I need to understand the scale of this better! Is that a thimble-sized weasel or a giant bird?

It's definitely a real-sized Putin.


This almost made me choke on my cha siu bao.

I got curious and looked into the size issue. This looks like a European green woodpecker, which according to Wikipedia, "The European green woodpecker measures 210–216 mm". That's about 8.5 inches.

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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I thought Putin was Rob Halford for a minute, which would also have been awesome.

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I thought Putin was Rob Halford for a minute, which would also have been awesome.


....be right back...

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Madame, pour vous:

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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I read this whole thread thinking we were staring at a weasel on a hummingbird instead of a woodpecker.... must be bedtime.

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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Erika Soyf*cker wrote:
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YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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HA- the latest meme I've seen has the weasel wearing The Dress (the Which Color Is This Dress dress). I'm so goddamn grateful I live in a day and age with Photoshop.

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 Post subject: Re: Weasel on a Woodpecker
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I read an article that said it's a BABY weasel, and that's why it looks so small up there. Apparently it's an early-maturing glory-seeking baby weasel. Who bit off more than he could chew! (sorry)

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Erika Soyf*cker wrote:
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hahaha. holy crepe.


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